summative science pre-ib chemistry advanced class

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ms breger

assistant principal of switzerland point middle school

ms beccard

School nurse

mrs kunze

Principal of switzerland point middle school

respect

to appreciate or admire someone and express that through positive words or behavior

trustworthy

honest, reliable, able to be trusted

caring

feeling or showing compassion

citizenship

the way you conduct yourself as a member of the community

fairness

ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty

responsibility

Being accountable for one's actions and what one says

raider

switzerland point middle schools mascot

cyto-

cell

Ambi-

both

exo-

outer

ology

the study of

research

The systematic study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions.

organized

methodical and efficient in arrangement or function

sample

a small part of something intended as representative of the whole

trend

a pattern of change over time

periodically

at regular intervals

observation

the process of gathering information about events or processes in a careful, orderly way

classify

To arrange or organize into groups or types; place in a category

inference

logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experience

prediction

a statement made in advance that expresses the results that will be obtained from testing a hypothesis if the hypothesis is supported; the expected outcome if a hypothesis is accurate

quantitative observation

An observation that deals with a number or amount

qualitative observation

An observation that describes using your 5 senses. It also uses NO numbers.

meniscus

the curve at a liquid's surface by which you measure the volume of the liquid

density

the amount of matter in a given space

mass

the amount of matter in an object

weight

an artifact that is heavy

volume

the amount of space an object takes up

metric

A decimal system of units based on the meter as a unit length, the kilogram as a unit mass, and the second as a unit time

nanotechnology

the science and technology of building electronic circuits and devices from individual atoms and molecules

science

An organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural world

syllabus

a brief outline of the main points of a text or course of study

unit plan

A long-range plan covering one topic through multiple lessons and integrating the learning of skills and concepts for various subject areas including reading, writing, mathematics, science, social studies and the arts.

academic notebook

A composition book with graph paper that contains a journal for reflection purposes, and a scientific notebook for individual lab data collection.

exit slip

Completed item which monitors understanding that is required to leave class

entry slip

Completed item which monitors understanding that is required to enter class

marking the text

Highlighting, underlining and/or annotating the text to focus students on reading for specific purposes.

range

the difference between the highest and lowest scores in a distribution

empirical evidence

scientific evidence obtained by careful observation and experimentation

subjective reasoning

bias evidence from an experiment involving your own opinion

objective reasoning

reasoning based on evidence

evidence

an indication that makes something evident

input

Something put into a system, such as resources, in order to achieve a result.

output

The results of the operation of any system.

feedback

response to an inquiry or experiment

scientific law

a statement that describes what scientists expect to happen every time under a particular set of conditions

scientific theory

a well-tested concept that explains a wide range of observations

cost

value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something

benefit

to gain or recieve good results from something

model

a pattern, plan, representation, or description designed to show the structure or workings of an object, system, or concept

system

an organized group of parts that work together to form a whole

data

facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observations

differentiate

Distinguish, tell apart and recognize differences between two or more items.

analyze

to look at something carefully by attention to its parts

summarize

To capture all the most important parts of the original story, but express them in a much shorter space, and in the readers own words.

variability

The extent to which the scores in a data set tend to vary from each other and from the mean.

interpret

to explain the meaning of something

chroma

color

pro-

(forward, favoring, before)

significant figures

all the digits that can be known precisely in a measurement, plus a last estimated digit

scientific notation

A method of writing or displaying numbers in terms of a decimal number between 1 and 10 multiplied by a power of 10.

parallax

the apparent displacement of an object as seen from two different points that are not on a line with the object

universe

everything that exists anywhere

light year

the distance light travels in one year

star

a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior

planet

a large object that moves around a star

solar system

the sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field

binary star

a system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation

spiral galaxy

a galaxy with a bulge in the middle and arms that spiral outward in a pinwheel pattern

elliptical galaxy

a galaxy shaped like a round or flattened ball, generally containing only old stars

irregular galaxy

a galaxy that does not have a regular shape

quasar

an enormously bright, distant galaxy with a giant black hole at its center

solar cells

cells made of several layers of light-sensitive materials which convert sunlight directly into electrical energy

cata-

breakdown;downward

-lyst

decompose, split, dissolve

proto-

first;primary

atmo

vapor

calor

heat

estimate

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

precision

the exactness of a measurement

accuracy

a description of how close a measurement is to the true value of the quantity measured

mean

the arithmetic average of a distribution, obtained by adding the scores and then dividing by the number of scores.

mode

The number that occurs most often in a set of data

median

The middle number in a set of numbers that are listed in order

anomalous data

data that does not fit with the rest of a data set

trend

a pattern of change over time

outlier

a value much greater or much less than the others in a data set

independent variable

a variable whose values are independent of changes in the values of other variables

dependent variable

the outcome factor; the variable that may change in response to manipulations of the independent variable

scientific inquiry

The ongoing process of discovery in science; the diverse ways in which scientist study the natural world and propose explanations based on evidence they gather.

bias

Influence in an unfair way

controlled experiment

an experiment in which only one variable is manipulated at a time

hypothesis

A testable prediction, often implied by a theory.

pseudoscience

a fake or false science that makes claims based on little or no scientific evidence

test prep

learning gaols in a certain section that will be used for a test

learning goal

Encourages learning, creativity, and skill development

knowledge gain

developement of the brain when knew matireil is understood

benchmark

Permanent reference mark of point established for use by surveyors in measuring differences in elevation

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